Computer Sciences

Revolutionizing image generation through AI: Turning text into images

Creating images from text in seconds—and doing so with a conventional graphics card and without supercomputers? As fanciful as it may sound, this is made possible by the new Stable Diffusion AI model. The underlying algorithm ...

Computer Sciences

A system to retrieve images using sketches on smart devices

Researchers at the SketchX, University of Surrey have recently developed a meta learning-based model that allows users to retrieve images of specific items simply by sketching them on a tablet, smartphone, or on other smart ...

Business

Amazon closing scores of shops in retail strategy shift

E-commerce titan Amazon on Wednesday confirmed plans to close its bricks-and-mortar bookstores and pop-up shops in order to focus on the Whole Foods grocery chain and retail outlets featuring its latest auto-checkout technology.

Business

Amazon to open Los Angeles clothing store, in first

Amazon's online commerce empire is taking another step into the real world with plans announced Thursday to open a shop in Los Angeles that would be its first bricks-and-mortar clothing store.

Computer Sciences

Novel method turns any 3-D object into a cubic style

One of the fast-growing areas in virtual reality/augmented reality is 3-D shape stylization, giving users the ability to automatically replicate detailed 3-D shapes in the digital world. Replicating cube-style shapes, for ...

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